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Pine nuts and boxwood carved with a poem and Wadang pattern, strung on a necklace from the 18th - 19th century. This necklace includes a central toggle of a boxwood shoe. It has 18 pine nut beads, each being carved with part of a poem or a Wadang pattern. They are strung on a brown cord.

The necklace is 12 inches long with the shoe being an additional 3 inches long. The beads are 5/8 of an inch long by 3/8 of an inch wide and the shoe is 2 inches wide by 7/8 of an inch high. All measurements are approximate.

Provenance: From a Boston estate. Collected in Hong Kong in the 1950's and 1960's.

High resolution images can be found at: https://file.ac/v39w5CkLX2k/

Condition

It is in good overall condition.

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Pine Nut & Boxwood Poem Necklace, 18th - 19th Century

Estimate $1,500 - $2,000Mar 19, 2017